Includes bibliographical references (pages 145-149)
What is the theology of the body? -- Before the fig leaves : God's original plan for the body and sex -- The entrance of the fig leaves : the effects of sin and the redemption of sexuality -- Beyond the fig leaves : the resurrection of the body -- Christian celibacy : a marriage made in heaven -- Christian marriage : imaging Christ's union with the church -- Theology in the bedroom : a liberating sexual morality -- Sharing the theology of the body in a "new evangelization."
"According to Pope John Paul II, if we live according to the true meaning of our sexuality, we "fulfill the very meaning of [our] being and existence." The human body is a "theology" because it is meant to be a sign of God's own life and love in the world. With clarity and precision, Christopher West unpacks John Paul II's Theology of the Body, translating it into a language everyone can understand"--Amazon